* Blogs    * Barrabucks    * The Logo Shop    * Arcade    * Gallery    * Chat    * FAQ    Barramundi Fishing 
  Contact Contact      * Register    * Login  *
   * Register
IO Marine

Share This Topic On: Share on Facebook FacebookShare on Twitter TwitterShare on Reddit RedditShare on Tumblr TumblrShare on Google+ Google+
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog

Joined: Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:42 pm
Posts: 1908
Barrabucks points on hand:
17,820.10 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:51 pm    Post subject: Who using flutter jigs...

Ive always been a bait person with some gulps and octa jig thrown in. Recently I started using flutter jigs which have been amazing on the reef species.

I'm using the 100g storm or shimano jigs but find the assist hook seem to fray and fail very quickly. On Saturday I caught about 25 reefie and changed hooks 3 times.

Who using jigs and what your catch rate like?


Here the best of the 4 trouts landed for the day.


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
  Profile  
 
South Pacific island holidays
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog
User avatar

Joined: Mon May 18, 2009 11:46 pm
Posts: 2424
Barrabucks points on hand:
23,441.40 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Who using flutter jigs...

Never tried them but don't reef fish much


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jun 09, 2012 8:34 pm
Posts: 613
Images: 3
Location: Darwin NT
Barrabucks points on hand:
5,305.00 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:39 am    Post subject: Re: Who using flutter jigs...

Change out the dynema on the assist hooks to crimped on 150lb jinkai it will handle the teeth a bit better but it will still need to be replaced after a good day out.

_________________
Tight lines 'n' keep the shiny side up people.

_________________


Top
  Profile Personal album  
 
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog

Joined: Wed Dec 23, 2009 11:29 pm
Posts: 5909
Location: PALMERSTON
Barrabucks points on hand:
59,105.20 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:05 am    Post subject: Re: Who using flutter jigs...

I change the dyneema but not so heavy mono. I've also gone with wire trace but get less strikes.
I also add a stinger on the bottom hook for short strikes.
it seems like they watch it flutter down and then when you rip it up, boom


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog

Joined: Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:42 pm
Posts: 1908
Barrabucks points on hand:
17,820.10 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Who using flutter jigs...

goldfish wrote:
Change out the dynema on the assist hooks to crimped on 150lb jinkai it will handle the teeth a bit better but it will still need to be replaced after a good day out.


Tried using 80 lb mono but didn't really sit properly. Might look on utube how to crimp.

After last weekend was thinking of going to jaycar and get heat shrink to cover the dynema completely.


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog
User avatar

Joined: Sun Nov 12, 2006 3:57 pm
Posts: 1246
Location: Bee's Creek
Barrabucks points on hand:
36,010.60 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:58 am    Post subject: Re: Who using flutter jigs...

Hi Mate

You know me very little finesse but I have been using them a bit I just use a double split ring on the bottom with a 4/0 hook on it. I Have not noticed any difference in the fish catching ability.

_________________


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog

Joined: Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:42 pm
Posts: 1908
Barrabucks points on hand:
17,820.10 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Who using flutter jigs...

ghound wrote:
Hi Mate

You know me very little finesse but I have been using them a bit I just use a double split ring on the bottom with a 4/0 hook on it. I Have not noticed any difference in the fish catching ability.


Hi Jimmy

Does the hook on the bottom cause many snags?

I find 2 lifts of the rod and let it sit on the bottom for a sip of beer then repeat works best.


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog

Joined: Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:46 pm
Posts: 741
Barrabucks points on hand:
7,745.95 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Who using flutter jigs...

Have caught reefish on Maribou Jigs laying on the bottom then whipped up off the bottom...standing jigs could work to reduce snags.


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Platinum Member
Platinum Member

Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:36 am
Posts: 164
Barrabucks points on hand:
1,955.00 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Who using flutter jigs...

I mainly use the Gomoku slow rocker Jigs in Black Zebra red colour . I remove the Assist hook and ring and slide a small piece of clear tubing over the dakron which protects it from fraying . I was shown this from the guys on Nomad Charters and it works a treat . They even use clear heat shrink


Top
  Profile  
 
Post new topic  Reply to topic
 Barramundi Fishing Board index » FFF North Australian Fishing Forums » Reef and Pelagic Fishing Trip Reports
Top

  # Who using flutter jigs... Previous topic | Next topic # 
 Page 1 of 1 [ 9 posts
 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
  Print view

Jump to:  

Welcome Anonymous


Login
Username:

Password:

 Remember me


I forgot my password

Don't have an account yet?
You can register for FREE

Advertisement



Darwin Sun & Moon

Darwin Tides


Northern Fishing Posts
Hilux A-hole

Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:41 pm

Hemi

A Jewie or Two!!!

Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:41 pm

balou

Why are Barra so difficult to catch?

Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:10 pm

tristan.sloan

Are red rambo crab numbers increasing?

Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:26 pm

dannett

FFF Seadogs 2018 - Round 3 - Barramundi and Salmon

Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:49 pm

Matt Flynn

April heat

Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:12 pm

Matt Flynn

Local Jewies

Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:30 am

Edo

2018 Club Marine Barra Nationals

Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:16 pm

Matt Flynn

Fotofish - April 2018 thread

Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:11 pm

Matt Flynn

Fotofish - May 2018 thread

Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:10 pm

Matt Flynn

FFF Seadogs 2018 - Round 4 - Barramundi and Jewfish

Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:54 pm

Matt Flynn

Load of twaddle

Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:46 pm

Sullo

Min Kota Repairs

Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:36 pm

simonbradford80

SWA OPEN. .. plenty of areas still slosed though

Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:41 pm

scottmac

A few from dundee

Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:09 pm

shaggs

Borroloola water polluted with lead

Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:39 pm

Matt Flynn

Dinosaur Minn Kota Free

Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:36 pm

b-radical

How has your barra year been so far?

Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:16 pm

Edo

Quick flick at coroboree

Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:21 am

Tap'n'Zap

Sad announcement for Aussie icon

Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:58 pm

AM


General Fishing Posts
GoFish Nagambie

Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:25 am

barra mick

Cracker bull shark

Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:26 pm

Sullo

Good Flathead Initiative in NSW

Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:41 am

Dinger

Awoonga dam spills over

Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:48 pm

JJLure

Vanuatu birthday bash

Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:08 pm

Andy Grey

A YEAR ON

Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:11 pm

CJ87

Maggot stew with squid

Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:59 am

Matt Flynn

Hazelwood barramundi stocking timeline

Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:25 pm

Matt Flynn

PB Lizard

Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:09 am

Matt Flynn

Tully Gorge

Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:19 am

Jeno

Lake Kununurra set to explode

Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:16 pm

Chriso

Victorian metery

Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:38 pm

Matt Flynn

Show us your biggest COBIA

Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:24 am

Matt Flynn

Show us your biggest MACKEREL

Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:31 pm

solo

John Dunphy Artificial Reef

Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:18 pm

NinjaFish

Algal blooms hit Tassie East Coast

Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:54 pm

Matt Flynn

Meanwhile, in Queensland ...

Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:12 pm

Matt Flynn

Treating rays badly

Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:38 pm

Matt Flynn

Walk about fishing trip.

Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:29 am

Seagypsy88

5 tonnes of carp

Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:34 pm

Matt Flynn


Recent Non-Fishing Posts
ANZAC Day

Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:45 pm

Matt Flynn

NT Treasurer's bold move

Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:33 am

Matt Flynn

China will rule world

Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:31 pm

Matt Flynn

When a country goes bad

Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:17 pm

Matt Flynn

Facebook

Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:25 am

Matt Flynn

Know-it-all fishos

Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:12 pm

theodosius

$7 vegemite on toast

Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:42 pm

Matt Flynn

Trump

Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:01 am

Acsle

Best beer snacks?

Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:04 am

Flickin4em

Some underwater pix

Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:36 pm

dannett

Roast chooks up $1

Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:55 pm

goldfish

Any idea what this is for ?

Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:00 pm

ronje

The one percenters

Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:22 pm

dannett

Reasons to be Cheerful Part 3

Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:29 pm

jeffish

Barra love songs

Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:09 am

Flickin4em

The manure man

Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:12 pm

jeffish

Propping up prices with migration

Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:42 pm

Matt Flynn

International Helmet Week

Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:54 pm

Matt Flynn

Forum pre-mod mode

Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:25 am

Matt Flynn

Global warming

Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:55 pm

dannett


Poll

Better than expected  20%  [6]
About what I expected  48%  [14]
Worse than expected  31%  [9]
Total Votes: 29

FFF Newsletters
You can view any of our new FFF Newsletters that you may have missed here:
FFF Newsletters Archive
Subscription Management